Category Archives: Climate change

Can Our Moose Be Saved

When a moose goes down in the North Woods, it’s hauled out to a U lab. Researchers are finding hope for saving moose, but with tough tradeoffs. Story by Josephine Marcotty, photos and video by Brian Peterson Star Tribune February … Continue reading

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A Shifting Approach to Saving Endangered Species

  By ERICA GOODE OCT. 5, 2015 Science A male greater sage grouse performed mating rituals for a female grouse, not pictured, on a lake outside Walden, Colo. Credit David Zalubowski/Associated Press When the Obama administration announced last month that … Continue reading

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Declining moose populations in some areas of Ontario puzzles biologists

 By: Curtis Rush News reporter, Published on Wed Oct 16 2013, Mystar  Moose populations are thinning out in certain parts of Ontario, mirroring a disturbing pattern across other parts of North America. Why the numbers are dropping in certain areas — … Continue reading

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Move Over Global Warming! White-Tailed Deer Pose Biggest Threat To East Coast Forests

William Pentland, Contributor, Forbes 8/28/2013 @ 1:37PM   The rapidly rising population of white-tailed deer pose a more significant threat to forest habitats across the eastern United States than global warming, according to a new study by The Nature Conservancy … Continue reading

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Biofuels Converting U.S. Prairielands at Dust Bowl Rates

By Joe Hitchon WASHINGTON, Feb 23 2013 (IPS) – The rush for biofuels in the United States has seen farmers converting the United States’ prairie lands to farms at rates comparable with deforestation levels in Brazil, Malaysia and Indonesia – … Continue reading

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